Social Prescribing is the need Indeed in Millennium

    Published on:September 2022
    Journal of Young Pharmacists, 2022; 14(4):xx-xx
    Editorial | doi:

    Krishnan Vengadaragava Chary*, Usha Sadasivan

    Department of Pharmacology, Sri Lalithambigai Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.


    Personalized medicine or precision therapy, in the context the concept ‘Social prescribing’ is of the welcome approach. In social prescribing any health care work in particularly pharmacologist or clinical pharmacist plays a critical role. Hence, this concept must be dealt with modes like incorporating in practice, training and inclusion in pharmacology and pharmacy curriculum. As per definition, the exact nature of “social prescriptions”, meaning the referrals of patients to activities and services are specific to each community and care setting. This system of care is already starting its services in developed nations; In developing countries like this must be introduced as a significant part of social health security and accessibility. This can be executed with existing worker, or better with clinical pharmacist. Read more...